Shoulder cloth (slendang, kain prada)

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule
19th or early 20th century


Object Place: Java

Dimensions

Height x width: 93 x 17 in. (236.2 x 43.2 cm)

Accession Number

43.17

Medium or Technique

Cotton, gold leaf (prada); plain-weave, wax resist-dyed (batik)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shoulder cloth (slendang) with design of
The gold leaf was possible applied in Bali.

Provenance

Gift of the Honorable George Holden Tinkham to the MFA on January 14, 1943

Credit Line

Gift of the Honorable George Holden Tinkham